Tennessee

Ty Herndon set to return to CMA Fest a year after historic concert

Herndon has used his prominence in the country music industry to accelerate LGBT acceptance.

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Nielsen, GLAAD unveil new data on music artists' impact on anti-LGBT policy fights

GLAAD and Nielsen revealed new data today showing the influence of LGBT and allied fans on the music industry

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GLAAD's Zeke Stokes to speak at Music Biz 2016 on music industry, LGBT acceptance

"Music Biz 2016 is the best place for those in the industry, or looking to have a future in the industry, to come together, form new partnerships, strengthen existing ones, and discover the future of music."

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Tennessee's anti-trans bill laid to rest, but not dead

While the work to not only silence this bill once and for all, but to shift the cultural narrative towards full acceptance, is undoubtedly ongoing, the importance of this moment is not to be understated.

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GLAAD draws media attention to Tennessee anti-LGBT bills

After GLAAD's press conference in Nashville yesterday, Tennessee's anti-LGBT legislation has become more visible in the news
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Music industry's leading performing rights organizations speak out against discriminatory Tennessee bills

Today, the music industry's leading performing rights organizations, ASCAP and BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) spoke out against anti-LGBT bills currently pending in Tennessee.

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PHOTOS: GLAAD in Nashville, calls on music industry to take a stand against discriminatory bills

GLAAD and the Tennessee Equality Project gathered in Nashville with Actor and musician Chris Carmack, singer-songwriter and producer Desmond Child, and Tennessee-based LGBT advocates to call on the country music industry to take a stand against discriminatory bills currently pending in Tennessee, which threaten the rights and safety of LGBT people.

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Miley Cyrus and Ty Herndon speak out against LGBT discrimination bills in Tennessee

Tennessee's House of Representatives has passed a Counseling Discrimination bill, allowing counselors to refuse mental health services to LGBT clients based on the counselor's religious beliefs
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Tennessee bill targeting transgender students up for consideration in March

HB 2414, which would bar transgender students in public schools and public institution of higher education from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity, is up for consideration by the Tennessee House's Education Administration & Planning Subcommittee on March 1.

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